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analyzed. meanwhile, a third victim killed in the bombings has been identified as lindsey liu. the remaining patients still being treated are expected to survive. live in the newsroom, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. as we mentioned a moment ago, that little boy who was injured in that attack in boston is still in the hospital there tonight after undergoing more surgery. patti lee continuing our coverage. she is live in boston this evening. >> reporter: i'm told that aaron hern had a two-hour surgery this afternoon here at boston children's hospital, according to a close family friend who was here for that surgery and who traveled with the hern family from martinez here to boston. 11-year-old aaron hern is one step closer to returning home to california. surgeons today successfully
closed the wound on his thigh. >> aaron was hit by shrapnel from one of the bombs near the finish line. >> i just can't believe that someone did this to innocent people. >> and i feel horrible for everyone that lost their livings and all the people that have been injured. >> reporter: crowds continued to stop at the bomb site today to pay respects, leaving flowers, t-shirts and messages of hopes, reminders that this too would pass. crowds also gathered around the federal courthouse in boston after word leaked out that a suspect in the case would be taken there. when we called boston police and the fbi to confirm that a suspect was indeed in custody, authorities declined. but later this afternoon, they said that no suspect had been arrested and that the widespread rumor was false. >> they were saying they had the suspects in custody. now they're saying they're not.
>> reporter: still, there was a feeling among the public that police are closing in on those responsible. >> it's an unsettling feeling when you know that someone is still out there. >> reporter: so there are signs of recovery here in boston that extend beyond the hern family. massachusetts general hospital tells us that 100 of the 180 people taken to the hospital have been released from their care. the boston marathon bombings are having a ripple affect here. jenna is live in fremont. jenna, you talked to the vice president of the company, who told you that he is appalled by the news that his product was involved in the tragedy. >> reporter: that's right, gasia. i want to show you this. this is a battery that they managed in china. it's nickel metal, very typical to batteries you would buy for
electronics. this battery is a sub-c battery used by hobby enthusiasts for remote-controlled trucks and cars. the vice president of this company says he was shocked to see the photo pop up on his computer, clearly showing this label. and he tells me he immediately called boston police and the fbi around 9:00 this morning pacific time to let them know that they are prepared to cooperate with the investigation and help however they can. >> clearly, i was appalled when i saw this this morning. these were designed for toys, to bring people joy. and to see it used in such a horrific way was just terrible. clearly everyone here is sad and our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims, the families and the boston
community in general. >> reporter: he says that each battery does have a unique serial number but these are mostly used for quality control. so they mostly show which manufacturing batch they are used in, not where the point of sale was. but they pulled literally tens of thousands of these batteries in the past 12 months. they are that common. there are, however, about a dozen other companies that sell such batteries so tenergy is not the only one. all of the 80 employees who are here at these fremont headquarters are very said for the connection to such a tragedy in boston. as we mentioned earlier, their hearts go out to the victims and the people of boston as everyone tries to get through this. reporting live in fremont, jana katsuyama, ktvu channel 2 news. in her first speech from the senate floor since monday's bombing at the boston marathon,
massachusetts senator elizabeth warren spoke of the tragic event, saying they will get through it together. >> every year during the marathon, we are one family. we cheer for each other. we carry each other across finish lines. when tragedy strikes, we're also one family. we hurt together. and we help together. >> senator warren also praised everyone from firefighters to police to emt's, even regular people, all of whom rushed in to help those who were injured by those two explosions. in california, local and state officials are still urging all of us to be hypervigilant in the wake of the bombings in boston. we spoke with lieutenant governor gavin newsom today, and he says public safety is the government's no. 1 concern. there aren't any threats locally, but authorities are reviewing security plans for upcoming events like the
america's cup. >> no event survives without it being safe for everybody, so that's foremost in our minds. having said that, we're always reviewing the details, the safety plans for each event. >> i feel just as a citizen, not just an elected official, more confident in our capacity to prevent, not just respond to, a disaster. >> newsome and lee are also stressing to everyone, if you see something that looks suspicious, don't ignore it. instead, they're urging you to call authorities. the boston bombings triggered an outpouring of support from the running community. they staged a run for boston last night. during yesterday's event, runners took a route through the sunset district that spelled out the word boston. we've mapped it out for you here in yellow. many of the club's members ran in this week's boston marathon. all came home safe. investigators have yet to name a suspect or announce any arrests. many have theories about who is
responsible for the bombings. fox news asked americans, who is more likely responsible for the boston marathon bombing? 62% said homegrown terrorists. 26% said islamic terrorists and 19% said they were unsure. as for who poses a greater risk to the u.s., more than half said homegrown terrorists. the poll was taken yesterday, one day after the bombings. coming up at 5:30, how those injured in the boston blast may be benefiting from lessons learned. officials with the los gatos high school district said they could not expel the three boys charged in the sexual assault of a student who killed herself. they couldn't expel them based solely on alleged behavior outside of school. this is the family of audrie pott. they filed a claim against the school district. the 15-year-old committed suicide after she was allegedly sexually assaulted at a party
last september. her family says pictures of the assault were districted among students. the suit claims negligence over the way the district handled the events surrounding audrie pott's death. in washington, a huge defeat today for people who support gun control. the u.s. senate voted down a number of proposed gun restrictions and the president was furious and so was u.s. senator dianne feinstein. >> reporter: a bipartisan plan to expand background checks was defeated. >> the amendment is not agreed to. >> reporter: the national rifle association lobbied hard against the plan and won. the senate also defeated california senator dianne feinstein's attempt to reinstate a ban on military- style institute weapons. >> and the despair and dismay
of families standing out there, whose safety we need to protect, and we don't do it. i am really chagrined and concerned. >> reporter: biden raced to the white house to join families of newtown victims and the president. >> a minority in the united states senate decided it wasn't worth it. they blocked common sense gun reforms, even while these families looked on from the senate gallery. >> reporter: wounded arizona congresswoman gabby giffords said the senate ignored the will of the american people. polls showed nearly 90% supported background checks. new details in the case of a former soldier who gunned down two santa cruz police detectives. jeremy goulet shot and killed two officers.
now, records show that goulet was allowed to resign from the military rather than face a court-martial on two rape charges. a search is on for two escapees from san francisco's juvenile hall. authorities say the inmates are two boys, ages 12 and 16. they escaped by breaking a small window in their cell, then squeezing through it. somehow they got past the barbed wire fence. they were being held for a probation violation and theft. the ninth circuit court of appeals heard arguments in a lawsuit challenging california's law banning so- called conversion therapy, a psychotherapy technique aimed at helping gay teens become straight. backers of the law say conversion therapy is danger and that the state has the right to protect patients. but opponents of the law say it violates free speech right. >> it's unprecedented that
california would pass a law that would interfere with patients and doctors and tell them not only what they can say on the subject matter but what viewpoint they can express. i think it's a very dangerous law. >> two lower courts ruled against the ban. one found the law unconstitutional but the other upheld the law. there is new information coming out on a possible sabotage planned on the south bay. we'll tell you why officials say someone may have cut a fiberoptic line in order to shoot up a power station. another breezy day. not as windy as yesterday. temperatures a little warmer. winds are dying further and we're going to see warmer day time highs as we get towards thursday. you kids should count yourselves lucky.
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day in the nation's capitol. there was a lockdown on capitol after a report of a suspicious package. >> reporter: a suspicious package and two suspicious letters found here on the third floor of the russell building, all of them testing, all of them cleared. but this wasn't the first scare in the past 4 hours. police officers and explosive- sniffing dogs outside and inside the entrances on capitol hill. you could also see a hazardous material there. the third floor of that building, locked down for a while today, including a hallway with the offices of pennsylvania democrat senator casey. >> there is a letter on this floor that was delivered that apparently is no longer a concern. but in the interest of being careful. >> reporter: in the past 24 hours, two other letters have reportedly tested positive for a poison, one addressed to
president obama, another to mississippi republican senator roger wicker. both discovered, stopped and tested at a postal facility. >> the mail is screen and these tests were undertaken at remote sites to mitigate risks to the general population. >> reporter: both sent out of memphis. one quote from the letter, to see a wrong and not expose it is to become a silent partner to its continuance. another letter is under investigation. back here in d.c., even the tourists feel the added police presence at the capitol. >> you can feel it, walking around, after boston. things are just a little more tense. >> we ran into senator dianne feinstein just near this spot on the third floor of the senate russell building after the lockdown. no word of any arrests or injuries. >> reporter: packages and letters were all tested, all cleared.
in washington, scott mcfarland, ktvu channel 2 news. more details here on the poison itself. what makes it such a serious threat is there is no known antidote. one person was killed by ricin in 1978. bay area elected officials are reviewing their own security. we reached out to them before news of the arrest late this afternoon. one declined to offer specifics on any changes but did say they are relying on standard security measures always in place. we're learning more tonight about a possible sabotage plan in the south bay aimed at a power station and a major fiberoptic line. among other things, it knocked out 911 service to some communities. robert is here with what he has
learned. >> reporter: there has been virtually nonstop action here at this pg&e substation where someone shot up the power system, shortly after an at&t fiberoptic line was also sabotaged. people in all parts of the bay area try to get things back to normal now. it's going to take weeks before this pg&e substation is fully cleaned up and repaired after someone used what the sheriff described as a high-powered rifle to shoot numerous holes into the system around 2 a.m. tuesday morning. shortly before that, the sheriff says someone went down two manholes to cut down two different sections of a fiberoptic line in what appears to be a coordinated sabotage plan. >> at first it was the phone lines that went down. and then a few minutes after that, data lines went down, which also sometimes means surveillance cameras. and then about 15 minutes after that was the shooting up of the power plant. >> reporter: pg&e says no customers lost power, but at&t
users were not so fortunate. local law enforcement agencies struggled with the loss of its primary 911 connection, but there were no reports of major problems. there was a direct hit on nearby businesses and a ripple effect throughout the bay area. cgb enterprises in san carlos runs it services and says its clients in gilroy were basically stranded. >> they have no internet service, which means they weren't receiving mail. it basically meant they couldn't operate for an entire business day, which was detrimental to them. >> reporter: today at&t took steps to try to help find whoever is responsible. >> at&t is offering a $250,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those that were involved in sabotaging our fiber infrastructure in san jose. >> reporter: and about half an hour ago, the sheriff's department confirmed all phone service has been restored. coming up at 6, more on the investigation as well as what type of measures are being
considered to try to keep this type of sabotage from occurring again. live in santa clara county, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. people are breathing easier in downtown san mateo now that a broken natural gas line has been fixed. a construction crew using a back hoe accidentally hit a pg&e line at third avenue and el camino real. two businesses had to be evacuated. others were asked to shelter in place until the line was repaired. no one was injured. a hayward woman was hit by gunfire inside her home while she was asleep this morning in the 500 block of smalley avenue. the 24-year-old woman was shot no the head and she can. she was rushed to the hospital for surgery. she is expected to survive. investigators say the shooting does not appear to be random but there are no clues to indicate a motive or suspect. >> i would say that the manner in which the shooting was carried out shows some intent to shoot at this particular
residence. a late 1970's model car was seen speeding away from the area, but investigators say they're not sure if it's connected to the shooting. 9 p.m. last night on san pablo avenue, someone opened fire outside jerry's cocktail lounge, hitting two people. one person was critically injured. two suspects drove away from a black sedan. so far, investigators have no motive for the shooting and no suspects. let's talk about our weather now. boy, it sure feels like spring out there. this is great spring weather. >> a little bit of wind, a little warmer than yesterday. and this warming friend continues as we go towards the weekend. if you're out in the mississippi or ohio valley, you're getting hit hard. tornado watches in effect in this area. i'm pointing it out in case you have travel plans out towards the midwest. for us, we've got wind offshore. the wind advisory is not in effect for the bay area on
land, but offshore, it's breezy. temperatures are back into the mid to low 40's in evening. right now in santa rosa, it's 72. 68 in novato and 63 in redwood city. not a sweltering day but a little warmer than yesterday. this warming trend continues as we go through the next few days. it's going to be nice around here, really nice. winds are lying down. still breezy along the coasts. sfo, typically windy there. 21-mile-an-hour winds, nothing compared to a couple of days ago. in santa rosa, there is a north wind. it's slightly offshore and that's how we know it's going to warm a little bit. kind of a northerly wind, north- northwesterly wind as we go into the next 24 hours. and that will provide us with some warming. so the winds offshore are still pretty strong.
look for northerly winds along the coast. that basically scours the fog, so fog is not an issue coastside. very windy on the great highway, blowing sand, ocean beach. overnight lows, not as cool as it could have been, considering the weather system that went through. tomorrow morning, 42 in vallejo, 41 in santa rosa. still chilly in fairfield when you get going tomorrow morning. so even though we're going to see warmer days, we're still seeing chilly morning. forecast highs tomorrow, yellows are 70's. oranges are 80's. lots of mid 70's tomorrow, maybe some upper 70's. maybe a couple low 80's. when i get back, specific numbers for your forecast highs. then we'll go looking at this warm-up that takes us into the weekend. coming up, you've probably seen them before. mattresses that have been illegally dumped by the side of the road. but now california could be on the verge of doing something no other state has done to address
that. apple stock slipped to its lowest level in more than a year. some investors looking for a way out. new at 6, if cell service went down, could you contact your family? the things that need to be in your disaster plan. also, a taser incident at this school shocked parents. why it's the second time police have been called here this week. and a bay area rapper killed. >> sceunt believe that someone would do that. the emotional reaction to the accused killer's first appearance in court, tonight on ktvu channel 2 news at 6.
the stock pounced back slightly to close at $402.80 a share, still a drop of more than $23 a share and a loss of about 5.5%. also on wall street today, a weak earnings report sent stocks lower. the nasdaq dropped 59. the s&p 500 was down 22. shoppers may soon have one fewer place to buy groceries. fresh and easy is closing all its stores in the united states. there are 18 in the bay area. more than 200 stores are in california, nevada and arizona combined. the chain has never turned a profit. the company has not yet set a closing date. it says it hopes to sell the stores and save the jobs of hundreds of its workers. the nation's first mattress recovery bill is moving forward in the california legislature. a senate committee passed the bill. currently there is no law addressing the problem of
illegally dumped mattresses. hancock says they are a health hazard. the city spent hundreds of thousands removing dumped mattresses. federal officials released new numbers today showing that starving sea lion pups are washing up on california shores in record numbers. since january 1st, almost 1300 emaciated sea lions have been treated. that is five times the historical average for that period of time. last month, the federal government declared the mass strandings an unusual mortality event. researchers are looking into whether a lack of food or possibly disease are to blame. some might call it the silver lining of combat. how those injured in boston might benefit from what the veterans here went through. and as the situation in boston continues to change, we'll update you on the investigation into the marathon
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this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5. recapping our top stories, south bay authorities say the two attacks on utility systems appear to be a coordinated act of sabotage. sheriff's investigators say someone shot up the pg&e facility with a high-powered rifle yesterday. there are no suspects in either attack. but today at&t offered a $250,000 reward in the case. just minutes before 5 tonight, we got confirmation, the fbi has made an arrest in the ricin poison letter case happening on
capitol hill. two letters tested positive for ricin, a toxic chemical. today federal law enforcement officials arrested a man in the mississippi area. the letters were intercepted before they reached the capitol building. in boston, the police flatly denied reports that they've identified a suspect in monday's bombings. the federal courthouse in boston was evacuated for a time because of a bomb scare. there's now a bay area connection to the pressure cooker bombings used in the attacks. the batteries are manufactured at the tenergy facility. remarkable progress has been made in the ability to save lives after an amputation or traumatic injury. john fowler tells us those injured in the boston attack may benefit from what's happening here in the bay area. >> reporter: the v.a.
flag today at half-staff for the boston victims today. awful carnage that till now only american soldiers have known. eight months ago, another ied in afghanistan devastated the legs, arms and brain of one 23- year-old soldier now in palo alto, kim's fiance. >> a lot more hope than we used to have. they have so many different things. i've heard of the eye hand, which is cool. i've heard about prosthetic limbs. >> reporter: the state of the art is treatment for amputation. it has advanced dramatically, in large part because of the pioneering work being done here. >> the incident was horrific. but injuries who suffered from that should know that there is hope. the outcomes are very good. >> reporter: improved with unfortunate practice on combat injuries. >> we have come far in the last few years since the war has
started in amputee rehabilitation. >> reporter: for more than ten years, we've been showing you advances in technology and improved care here. the young men and women who sacrificed overseas have helped make medical care better, giving new hope to those new wounded in boston. >> the outcomes are excellent in terms of return to work, return to education, return to society overall. >> reporter: another reason to be grateful for their service. john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. president obama today helped kick off the wounded warrior project's soldier ride. >> on your mark, get set! [ whistle ] >> it raises public awareness about the challenges. the president says the wounded service members are an inspiration to all of us. >> good luck over the next three days. have fun out there and know
that you've got a country and commander in chief who appreciates you, is proud of you, and will always have your back. >> more than 50,000 servicemen and women have been wounded in iraq and afghanistan. a san jose man will spend four years in prison. he pleaded guilty in order to avoid a murder charge. hernandez was a handyman when he spotted christopher soriano in the garage. when soriano broke free, he shot and killed him. palo alto police say tips from other law enforcement agencies led investigators to a suspect in a robbery of a credit union on saturday. they took 50-year-old transient eddie boys into custody and charged him with robbing the credit union on el camino real. police circulated surveillance photos of the robber.
one of san francisco's most popular attractions reopened in a new building on pier 25, the new exploratorium. how new exhibits there sneak in lessons on science while the kids are busy having fun. >> reporter: just like the old exploratorium, a ringing of the bell signifies the opening of the new one. the world-famous exploratorium is back and better than before. >> i feel like the kid in a family who has just moved into san francisco and about to be shown his or her bedroom. you kind of get really excited. >> reporter: city and state leaders attended the much- anticipated grand reopening ceremony. they see the museum as not only being a fun place to be, but a
stepping stone to advance students in science. >> you don't want to be the best of the best. you want to be the only one that does what you do. and i think of that, -- i think of that in the context of today. >> it's something everyone can do, not just boys. science is the way of the future. we want her to see that if she wants to do science, that's something she can do. >> reporter: the 330-square- foot museum is beyond cool. it has amazing views of the bay and more than 600 exhibits, both inside and out. some you may have grown up with. and on top of the older exhibits, there's new ones as well, including this very cool parabollic mirror. simply fun for all ages! >> i'm really excited! and that was bryan reporting. a big break today.
them prosecutors in kaufman county. the warrant for williams's arrest, as she has confessed to the killing of the district attorney and his wife. >> she has been arrested and charged with the offense of capitol murder in the deaths of mr. and mrs. mclellan and mr. hassey. she's being held on a $10 million bomb. >> the district attorney and his assistant successfully prosecuted williams last year for theft. a judge in hawaii has ruled in favor of a colorado couple who sued a bed and breakfast for discrimination. the owner denied the couple a room back in 2011 because they were a same-sex couple. just yesterday the judge ruled
the owner violated the state public accommodations law. it prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, ongoing other things. the samsung galaxy s smartphone. sprint takes orders starting tomorrow. the s4 will be in stores april 27. sprint will charge $250 plus a contract. t-mobile's charge is $150 up- front plus $20 monthly payments over two years. verizon says it will sell the phone but gave no t phones. the tesla model s now ranks among the top-selling cars. it is now the second-best selling sedan in the luxury
market, second only to the cadillac sts. tesla is outselling mercedes, bmw and lexus in that one category. however, tesla's overall sales are still well below all the other automakers. eye opening statistics about teenage drinking. still breezy out there today but slightly warming. the warming trend has begun. i'll have the specifics. new at 6, if cell service went down, could you contact your family? the things that need to be on your disaster plan. also, a taser incident at this school shocked parents. why it's the second time police have been called here this week. then a bay area rapper killed on the vegas strip. >> i couldn't believe that someone would do that.
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the latest numbers on teen drinking show a new trend that's catching many parents offguard. we're live now in mountain view with how the vast majority of drunk teens are dying. alex? >> reporter: just today here at mountain view high school, they held a mock dui crash to drive home the point. but a representative with madd tells me that parents really need to understand that taking away the keys to the car isn't enough. a pair of smashed-up cars on the campus of mountain view high school, a mock accident meant to keep teens from getting behind the wheel when they're drunk. >> we seem to think as a community that our teens are at most risk, after consuming alcohol, by getting behind the wheel. >> reporter: but that doesn't seem to be the case. according to new statistics out today, a majority of teen deaths from alcohol don't happen on the roads.
32% were traffic deaths, while 68% happened for other reasons. homicides, suicides and alcohol poisonings. jodie irons, director of madd's bay area chapter, hopes these numbers will get parents' attention. >> my message to parents who think that taking away the keys takes away the risks, it doesn't. >> reporter: deadly crashes are down 50% over the last decade. now madd will try to teach teens about the other dangers associated with alcohol. ben tells me a lot of students drink and don't always think about what can go wrong. >> your judgment is off, so you'll make bad decisions. you've really got to be smart about it. you've got to think of the consequences before you make stupid decision. ro the director of madd's bay area chapter says while teen dui crashes have dropped,
teenage drinking numbers have actually remains flat. she says that's why parents need to have an open discussion with their kids about alcohol and all of the risks involved. the highway patrol is investigating the death of a man hit and killed in marin county while trying to cross a four-lane highway. the accident happened last night on north bay highway 101 in san rafael. at this point, the victim's name is not being released. authorities said he made it across two lanes. that's when he was hit by one, possibly two cars. a report in the santa rosa press says the victim had just been released from jail. carnival cruise lines today announced sweeping safety improvements. carnival says it is spending hundreds of millions of dollars on emergency power, safety and hospitality upgrades on its ships. in february, the carnival
cruise line triumph lost power. thousands of passengers were left without adequate ventilation. problems started appearing around the world at about 8 a.m. eastern times when google had problems with its mail. at one point, the control panel was completely down. the company did not say just how many people were affected. a fire at an exxon mobil refinery today. firefighters quickly brought the fire under control. the cause is under investigation. it seems like, bill, each day the weather keeps getting better. >> just a little warmer today. a little bit less wind. and that trend will continue as we head into the weekend and beyond. it's going to get kind of warm
around here. these are the highs from today. santa rosa, 72. 70 in morgan hill and 69 in san jose. a nice day out there but breezy still. and of course hay fever sufferers, really having issues with the trees right now. oak and mulberry are trending day. even grass pollens are starting to show up on the count. we've got temperatures out there that are mostly in the 60's and low 70's. 71 in walnut creek right now. the rest of the country, they've got tornado warnings. there's snow. it's a mess. but out here, we've got this couple weather pattern that's going to just get warmer and less windy. the warming trend continues today and will continue as we go into friday through sunday, with temperatures at the end of the weekend peaking into the mid 80's. not hot but very warm, especially when you get into
the mid-80's. we've got that to look forward to saturday and sunday. the computer model just shows everything to the north of us, a few clouds try to come in on friday. that might be a mechanism for slight cooling on friday by a degree or two, but not how much. that's the forecast model for friday. looks like we're in pretty good shape as we move through the rest of this week. 75 in clear lake. 78 in fairfield. 80 in sonoma. 80 in brentwood and 79 in livermore. so these forecast highs, certainly warmer than today by a few degrees, 5, 6, 8 degrees. gilroy, 80. you'll notice the warmth tomorrow. today you noticed it a little bit, but tomorrow you'll notice it. so notice the warm-up tomorrow and that warm-up continues as evidenced by the five-day forecast. right into the bay area weekend, and into early next week. less wind coming up. i think it won't be as windy tomorrow. the winds are kind of dying
right now. there's no rain in this forecast and we don't see any real weather systems heading our way for the foreseeable future. >> kind of seems like we're done with the rain. he sure doesn't remember the 1906 earthquake, but he was the center of attention today, marking that devastating day. what his father did after the earthquake that brought comfort to so many.
more than 2,000 dignitaries attended the funeral for britain's iron lady, former prime minister margaret thatcher. her casket was carried on a horse-drawn gun carriage to st. paul's cathedral in london. thousands lined the streets. some broke into applause, others turned their backs in protest. queen elizabeth also attended the surgery. thatcher died from a stroke last monday. she was 87 years old. san mateo is now a step closer to becoming the latest bay area city to ban single-use bags and polystirene containers. one ordinance bans plastic and
paper bags at grocery stores. the other bans the use of the polystirene containers at restaurants. similar bans are also going into effect in several other cities in san mateo county. boat owners had been told to leave pete's harbor by january 15, but some owners have refused to leave. it has been operating as a commercial marina open to the public. opponents say the change in plan should require a hearing before anything can be built. tomorrow is going to mark the 107th anniversary of the great san francisco earthquake and fire. people gathered this afternoon for the annual preanniversary survivors parade. among them was bill del monte, who was three when the earthquake struck. >> his father started the
oldest italian restaurant in san francisco. it was serving two days after the earthquake on washington. >> the annual remembrance will be held tomorrow morning at 5:15 a.m., the time the quake hit in 1906. recently uncovered documents show the problem with the bolts on the new span of the bay bridge could have been avoided. documents released by the california department of transportation show caltrans engineers ordered tests in 2008 that could have been revealed the problems, but those tests were never done, because the contractor reportedly said they weren't needed. officials say repairing those bolts is not only going to take time but is also going to be very expensive. the outlook is improving for the victims of the boston marathon victims. our patti lee is speaking to friends and family of a martinez boy just out of surgery tonight.
good evening. i'm julie haener. >> and i'm frank somerville. and we begin tonight with the latest information out of boston. late this afternoon, the fbi cancelled a briefing on its investigation. despite conflicting reports earlier today, investigators and the governor of massachusetts both say there have been no arrests and no one is in custody. however, the associated press reports a law enforcement official says investigators do have an image of a potential suspect, but they do not yet have a name. investigators are still coming through hundreds of photos and video and we're told some images are proving crucial to the investigation, like these taken from surveillance video from a lord and taylor store just across the street from the bombing. also today we learned that a battery used in one of the bombs was made right here in